High Altitude Army Aviation Training Site (HAATS)

About the Project

The High Altitude Army Aviation Training Site (HAATS) in Gypsum, Colorado, comprises an aviation training facility that includes administration, training classrooms, flight operations, maintenance hangars for Chinook helicopters, allied maintenance shops, and 32 lodging rooms. Exterior facades of the facility are a combination of stone, glazing, translucent panels, concrete, and metal panel systems. Site improvements included grading, utility services to the facility, control gates, a privately owned vehicle parking lot, access roads, concrete aprons, helicopter tie-down pads, a dry stack stone feature wall, and miscellaneous landscaping. The project achieved LEED Silver rating.

Quick Facts

  • Location Gypsum, CO
  • Client Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Industry Government + Justice
  • Line of Business Construction
  • Completion Date July 2013
  • Duration 24 months
  • Contract Value $ 35,730,000
  • Sustainability Silver
  • Square Footage 101,600 SF



Associated General Contractors, Colorado, Award for Construction Excellence

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